Very Vera

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When I see her classic signature and her iconic ladybug mark on a piece of cloth I get irrationally excited…as if I am out panning for gold and just scored an epic nugget that will break the scales! Just curious…does this happen to anyone else???

I truly can’t resist the force field that pulls me to Vera Neumann anything…I am all in always! Which has resulted in a healthy cloth napkin and scarf collection.

Any worthy treasure hunt comes out with a few Vera pieces, so here are my most recent finds. In my previous Flower Power post I mentioned my friends at Swift and Faire…well they struck again with pulling me in with this chic shirt from Vera.

later ladybug,

jsy

 

 

May MuuMuu of the Month

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So there…April showers totally delivered on May flowers in more ways than one!!!

Not only did these happy California poppies come out and play so did this fantastic vintage Lilly Pulitzer floral frock.

Happy May,

JSY

 

Pattern Palooza

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These are the patterns and prints that didn’t come home with me from Brimfield but still inspired me. Shocking, I know but even this more is more girl couldn’t bring home anymore!

As they famously say a picture says a thousand words, so here are 9,000 words.

So much pattern…so much inspiration…so much to share…so here goes!

incredibly inspired,

jsy

 

Flower Power…

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Kapow!!!  That’s the sound of Flower Power with a Punch…

This Flower Power Punch I speak of is not a refreshment nor is it your soft dainty floral frock where you have visions of proper ladies lunching at a garden party but more of a rowdy Andy Warhol crowd at an amplified pop art gallery opening.

I am sooo crazy in love with my vintage Neiman Marcus palazzo pants from my must stop shop, Swift and Faire, at the fashion tent during the Brimfield show. These crazy cool ladies always have an amazing curated collection of must have’s and these were for sure one of them this round!

Follow them on Instagram #swiftandfaire

Super Pumped,

JSY

 

 

Hello Sunshine

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There is a total bliss that comes to me when I see the first batch of daffodils that show themselves at the beginning of spring…so much so I find myself greeting them with a solid and joyful Hello Sunshine!!! So on this last trip to Brimfield I realized that I have that same inclination to do so whenever I see something so cheerful and optimistic created in this fun-loving color…I mean what would ROYGBIV do without yellow…ROGBIV…I don’t think so!!!
So here is my Show and Tell of some of the cheerful treasures that crossed my path.

Have a sunshiny day!

JSY

Field of Dreams…

Today was the opening day at Brimfield and man did I get my game on! I was locked and loaded with my fanny pack, comfy boots and the will for treasure!

7 hours, 3 disco shirts, 2 dresses, 2 patches and a bounty of jewelry later I find myself wiped out and ready of bed!

Nite Nite,

JSY

smashing success…

okay…so I know it’s still early to call it but I must say switching up how we “do” Brimfield this time is tracking to be pretty fantastic!

Coming in early for the very curated very delightful textile show was a huge win. It had a slightly different vibe than the fields that open up tomorrow but still a great time with treasures to be found in both goods and in people (which is one of my all time favorite things about this show). We also had a chance to hit up some of the local shops as well as exploring nearby towns.

Field Dreamer,

JSY

 

Peace, Love and Purrs

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Yoga + Cats= Amazing
I have been practicing yoga on and off for the past 20 years and love what the practice provides to my mind, soul and body…
All yoga experiences are very special in their own right but last night I had an incredibly unique, special, soul soothing session like no other that I had to share.
Yoga with the wonderful cats at the Good Mews cat shelter…true fact!
Not only did they observe and hold court there was also a fair amount of participation from these furry friends…even a downward dog or two (sorry but could not resist)!
If you live in or find yourself in the ATL Metro area make sure to check out the Good Mews website for the yoga schedule. Even if yoga is not your gig still check out Good Mews…it is an amazing organization that is a cage free and no kill cat shelter…good people doing good things!
Meowamaste…
JSY